Wednesday 24th May 2017
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Ethical Renting

Is ethical renting the way forward?

The property market in south east England has a reputation for being prosperous – unless you are trying to rent, in which case it can be a minefield, with agency fees and extortionate rent prices. I spoke to Jennifer Elliott, who recently founded Silver Birch, about how they are trying to change the current landscape…

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eBay

Tips for a smooth eBay sell!

The trend for decluttering has hit us by storm, especially with us millennials (yes, you’re still one up to 34!) who would apparently rather spend money on experience than material goods. So, whether you’ve just finished Marie Kondo’s new book and tidying is your newfound hobby, or you just want a bit of extra cash…

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British Blogging

Money Web Issue #13: your weekly round up of the best of British blogging

There’s an increasingly big and brilliant haul of stories and advice out there about the pounds in our pockets. Each week, we scour the best of the UK’s personal finance blogs and tell you what caught our eye. The Young Money Blog Property P2P – The Only Option For Generation Rent? The Young Money Blog…

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Budget Food

How to eat well and spend less

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle on a budget is always a challenge – but it’s not impossible. Great savings are as much about being prepared as they are about finding the perfect deals and discounts. With a few good principles in place, eating well doesn’t have to blow the budget. Start cooking for yourself There’s no…

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Business

Sometimes you’ve just got to close your business baby down

As a business owner, there is the initial thrill of setting something new up. The creative side of things, getting business cards printed, designed a website, getting that first order or client. It’s a lot of work, but it’s your baby. Sometimes, that baby doesn’t work and, while it’s hard to step away from something…

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British Blogging

Money Web Issue #12: your weekly round up of the best of British blogging

There’s an increasingly big and brilliant haul of stories and advice out there about the pounds in our pockets. Each week, we scour the best of the UK’s personal finance blogs and tell you what caught our eye. Boost My Budget  Should we talk more about our salaries? Authored by the mysterious ‘B’, Boost My…

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Meet our Bloggers

Millie Chapman

Millie Chapman

Mouthy Blogger

If there’s a bargain to be had anywhere, Emily’s your gal. Theatre, drinks, baking and being treated like a VIP for free, not necessarily in that order.

Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

Mouthy Blogger

Runner, tired of London but not life. Waging war on landlords.

Dan Lever

Dan Lever

Mouthy Blogger

Family man from Bolton, guitar teaching exercise enthusiast, due to get married any minute now so watch this space.

Helen Harjak

Helen Harjak

Mouthy Blogger

Would you like to know how to dress like a catwalk model for one millionth of the price? Talk to Helen.

Leanne Franklin

Leanne Franklin

Mouthy Blogger

West Midlands lass trying to get on the housing ladder in the smoothest way possible. Likes drinking wine and dancing.

Michael Taggart

Michael Taggart

Mouthy Blogger

Ex journo turned digital PR person often to be found ranting about trains or his misspent youth.

Amy Rowe

Amy Rowe

Mouthy Blogger

Ex journo now digital PR person who is okay at running and bad at saving.

Anne Hutchison

Anne Hutchison

Mouthy Blogger

York-based artist. Of the baby boomer gen, loves yoga and hates overpriced travel. Freelancer with a lust for life.

Clare Lawrence

Clare Lawrence

Mouthy Blogger

Clare Lawrence, nicknamed 'Coupon Clare' at college, lives mostly in Cornwall. Proud mum to Gregory, she'll stop at nothing in her quest to save cash!

Jun Merrett

Jun Merrett

Mouthy Blogger

Former financial journo Jun Merrett admits to still finding money matters tough! Join her as she writes her way through it.

Nadia Nadif

Nadia Nadif

Mouthy blogger

Nadia works as an actress and runs the theatre company Untold Arts. In career quiet times she teaches, temps and babysits.

Rosie Earl

Rosie Earl

Uber-geek and tv addict. Keen writer and professional trainer in the financial sector. Rubbish at maths

Fitness

Get fit: get paid

You know the cliché: new year, new you. Early January sees the gyms filling up, the streets full of pavement pounders, and empty fruit and veg aisles, as we look to shed some of the excesses of the holiday season. But, with nearly a third of us abandoning our New Year’s resolution by the second…

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